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Photo © Neil Sherman,  Redgrave fen, Suffolk. July 2009

Approx Length (c. 10.5mm) Wingspan (15-21mm.)
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Acleris lorquiniana
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(Duponchel, 1835)1058 / 49.074

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not Listed

Recent Status: A rare wetland species in Suffolk. Recorded from Redgrave Fen.

Life Style: A double brooded night flying species that comes to light. The autumn brood hibernates. Larvae feed from a spinning on leaves or flowers of Lythrum salicaria Purple Loosestrife.

Identification: A distinctive pale species with a prominent black spot and collar.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1997.
Last Recorded in 2013.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/2013+25TM07 - Thelnetham/Redgrave
18/07/2009+25TM07 - Thelnetham/Redgrave
22/06/2007+25TM07 - Thelnetham/Redgrave
05/07/1997+25TM07 - Thelnetham/Redgrave
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 15-21mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Jun - Oct.
Foodplant:   Purple Loosestrife.
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021
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